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From the forum question for Issue 33

Post by Szczepaniak » Tue Nov 28, 2006 12:57 pm

It's here again:

Which home ports were better than the arcade originals?

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Post by Lentini2001 » Tue Nov 28, 2006 1:10 pm

Ghosts and Goblins on the Amiga.

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Post by The Last Ginja » Tue Nov 28, 2006 1:17 pm

Bombjack, C64 version obviously. Now with extra large Jack who can't avoid the enemies..../sarcasm.

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Post by Sabreman » Tue Nov 28, 2006 1:24 pm

Radiant Silvergun, for the addition of Saturn Mode. I think the word to describe it would be 'Epic'.

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Post by Opa-Opa » Tue Nov 28, 2006 2:03 pm

Virtua Racing on the Mega Drive, because I didn't have to keep feeding it 50 pence pieces..

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Tue Nov 28, 2006 2:24 pm

Bionic Commando on the C64 and Spectrum. I foolishly nominated the arcade version for League play, thinking we'd get an upgraded experience. How wrong I was.
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Post by GetDexter » Tue Nov 28, 2006 3:04 pm

Dragon's Lair on the Amstrad CPC 464. An alternate visual 'interpretation' coupled with a great Rob Hubbard soundtrack - what more could you ask for?
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Post by Opa-Opa » Tue Nov 28, 2006 3:08 pm

GetDexter wrote:Dragon's Lair on the Amstrad CPC 464. An alternate visual 'interpretation' coupled with a great Rob Hubbard soundtrack - what more could you ask for?

:lol: :lol: :lol: Your a funny guy...

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Post by Lentini2001 » Tue Nov 28, 2006 3:10 pm

Opa-Opa wrote:Virtua Racing on the Mega Drive, because I didn't have to keep feeding it 50 pence pieces..
Ridge Racer on the Playstation for the same reason.

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Post by SirClive » Tue Nov 28, 2006 6:38 pm

Bomb Jack on the Spectrum was as close to perfection as you are going to see on an a vastly underpowered machine. It was like doing the grand prix circuit at Monaco in a Morris Minor and winning!
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Post by monkey puzzle » Tue Nov 28, 2006 6:58 pm

I think lots of games have better home versions because you actually have to get good at the game to complete it rather that just throw loads of coins in the slot. My favorites though have to be Ikari warriors and Michael Jacksons moonwalker.

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Post by forestville » Tue Nov 28, 2006 7:04 pm

Street Fighter II (on the snes, ntsc 60hz version) because the graphics where the same but you did not have to keep feeding it coins and if you had the snes joyboard it was a true arcade experience in your own home.

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Post by Elgin_McQueen » Tue Nov 28, 2006 10:06 pm

Um, Super Mario Kart. Bunch o crap that the arcade is. I really enjoyed it, then realised it was another pound for a second race.
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Post by Dudley » Wed Nov 29, 2006 3:55 am

Street Fighter 2 on the Speccy. The 45minute load times meant I lost so many fewer fights.
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Post by Szczepaniak » Wed Nov 29, 2006 4:53 am

I've got quite a few myself (loads actually), hence the questioon, but it'd be a bit weird to post them myself.

Keep 'em coming chaps!

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